Dispatch Operator

City: Hexham   Contract Type: Full-time     Job-Code: 4345   Department: Transport & Logistics 


Hourly Salary: £11.81

Your Tasks


  • Prepare the necessary delivery documentation for the despatch of goods.
  • Operate the weighbridge software to enable accurate recording of inbound and outbound vehicles.
  • Coordinate the traffic between trailer park and factory site.
  • Ensure visitor registrations  are properly recorded.
  • Operate the switchboard outside of normal office hours.


Our Requirements


  • Intermediate standard of IT skills and competent use of Microsoft Products (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Reasonable standard of secondary education.
  • Health and Safety Awareness.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Team player with good communication skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Able to work 12 hour shifts, days and nights.


We Offer


The opportunity to join the largest manufacturing employer in Northumberland; focused on quality, customer service, the environment and sustainability. Competitive employee benefits (including company pension scheme, learning and development opportunities, and a travel/fuel payment). Technologically advanced systems and processes. Comprehensive induction process, progressive training and development.


Other benefits include:


  • A competitive salary and pension scheme (with Life Assurance).
  • Private Health Cash Plan.
  • An annual Christmas bonus and gift.
  • Annual lifestyle and wellbeing checks. 
  • The chance to work for an international business operating across 11 countries.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Subsidised travel to and from work.
  • An environmental and sustainability focused employer.
  • Tailored training and career development opportunities.
  • The opportunity to take part in a range of employee wellbeing initiatives.
  • On-site restaurant.
  • Access to free fruit on a weekly basis.
  • Free parking in a secure staff car park.


Applications close: 22/07/2024


Your Contact

Jack Smith, HR, T 01434 602191


We create more from wood. With more than 11,000 employees worldwide who work with passion, upholding our family values and innovative spirit. This is how we create products for furniture, interior design, construction as well as laminate flooring. We keep moving and are always developing – manufacturing new products, tapping into emerging markets and generating exciting prospects for everyone that works with us.